Name SeaHawk
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Organisation University of North Carolina Wilmington
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation (HQ) US
Nation (AIT) UK
Manufacturer AIVT by AAC Clyde Space
Operator AAC Clyde Space
Costs $1,680,000 for two CubeSat platforms
Single platform: $840,000

Demonstrate miniature ocean color sensor.


Enhance the ability of the earth sciences to observe ocean color in high temporal and spatial resolution modes through the use of a low-cost, next generation, miniature ocean color sensor flown aboard a CubeSat.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
SeaHawk-1 Operational (Official news about mission operations contract extension on 2022-11-08) 2018-12-03 580 km, 97.8 deg
SeaHawk-2 cancelled? (Should have been delivered end of 2019, but unclear whether the project is still ongoing) x_cancelled cancelled

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